Your First Civil Trial (YLD) (Archived Video Stream) 

Mar. 8, 2013
Toronto Online

This is the archived version of a program presented on March 8, 2013. 

Is your first civil trial approaching and you don’t know what to do? Is the "Simplified Procedure" really simple? Perhaps your first trial was a complete flop. Maybe you had a good result, but know you can be better. At this half-day program, prominent litigators will share with you their time-tested strategies and practical advice on topics ranging from preparing your case to the closing argument. You will also get invaluable precedents, papers and checklists including a bibliography and summary of resources. Tremendously popular in past years, this is the “must not miss” video of 2013 for newer litigators and advocates.

Register Now to secure your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!

Program Chairs:

Krista Groen, Samis & Company
Paul Lomic,Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP - Hamilton


Opening and Closing Statements
Adam K. Wagman, Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP

Preparation for Trial and Procedural Tips
Heather Devine, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Use of Discovery Transcripts at Trial and Handling Objections
Patricia Forte, Miller Thomson LLP - Waterloo

How to Introduce Evidence at Trial
Grant Worden, Torys LLP

Direct Examination and Cross Examination
Junior Sirivar, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Rule 76 – Trials, Summary Trials and Summary Judgments
Nadia Campion, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

Top 10 Mistakes Made at Trial and How to Avoid Them
The Honourable Jane A. Milanetti, Ontario Superior Court of Justice - Hamilton


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    For 1 to 3 Participants
    CBA Member: $145*
    Non-Member: $185*

    For 4 or more Participants
    CBA Member: $195*
    Non-Member: $250*
    E-Materials included in the registration fee
    *plus applicable taxes

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